Insider Trading Alert - VMI, CATM And MGM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Valmont Industries (VMI) - FREE Research Report

Desigio Brian J who is VP Corporate Development at Valmont Industries sold 850 shares at $147.34 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Corporate Development owned 4,481 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.94% with the 850-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $150.04, up $2.70, or 1.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Valmont Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,550

The average volume for Valmont Industries has been 285,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Valmont Industries has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 1.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Valmont Industries, Inc. produces and sells fabricated metal products in the United States, Australia, China, France, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Engineered Infrastructure Products, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, and Irrigation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Valmont Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Valmont Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Valmont Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cardtronics (CATM) - FREE Research Report

Updyke Rick who is President, U.S. Business Group at Cardtronics sold 10,000 shares at $40.15 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, U.S. Business Group owned 83,482 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.7% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.57, up $2.42, or 5.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cardtronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 58,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 132,670

The average volume for Cardtronics has been 350,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cardtronics has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 3.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cardtronics, Inc. provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMs) and multi-function financial services kiosks. It operates through U.S., Europe, and Other International segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cardtronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cardtronics as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cardtronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MGM Resorts International (MGM) - FREE Research Report

Murren James who is Chairman & Ceo at MGM Resorts International sold 10,675 shares at $27.67 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & Ceo owned 175,329 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.74% with the 10,675-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.35, up $0.68, or 2.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MGM Resorts International go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,684
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,684

The average volume for MGM Resorts International has been 11.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MGM Resorts International has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 20.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts. The company operates in two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. Its resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate MGM Resorts International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MGM Resorts International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full MGM Resorts International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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